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Pike Lincoln Tech students who won medals at the competition are: from left, back row, Gena Bartles, Jeff Love and Jordan House. Middle row, David Surls and Timothy Johnson. Front row, Samantha Purvines, Max Puleo, James York, Elijah Lanning and Steven Lovell.

Pike-Lincoln tech center students win medals

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:39 pm

Pike-Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) students recently competed at the SkillsUSA and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state contests. Jeff Love from Louisiana High School won a first place medal  in the diesel hands on category at the SkillsUSA contest held at the State Technical College in Linn. (See accompanying story). SkillsUSA is a national association linking students to industry through competitions. More than 30 students represented Pike-Lincoln at the

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  • ACT assessment at Louisiana High School

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 4:07 pm

    On April 28, the first statewide census administration of the ACT will be given to all eleventh grade students throughout the state. Louisiana School District will allow private and home school students to participate in the ACT assessment. Any private, parochial or home school student wishing to participate in the assessment, should contact LHS School Counselor, Lisa Leake, at 573-754-6181 no later than April 26.

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  • It’s electric

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 10:43 am

    Fourth grade students at Clopton Elementary were given a chance to see a science lesson become reality during a special presentation given by Keith Mueller of Cuivre River Electric Cooperative on Wednesday, March 25. Students have been learning about electricity and how circuits work. Mueller explained how power lines work and stressed how to stay safe around them.

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  • Bill would consolidate BONCL

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 10:52 am

    BONCL School Administrator Cassie Huckstep-Spangler reads a book to Miss Kari Kroeger’s pre-school and Kindergarten class. The children are: clockwise, from bottom right, Carter Bowser, Tori Charlton, Macey Jordan, Lanee Ince, Payten Anderson, Araceli Oliver and Ryan Scott.

    A bill introduced in the Missouri legislature to consolidate small school systems is perceived as a threat to the BONCL R-X School District just outside of Louisiana. House Bill 1292 from Kurt Bahr, (R-O’Fallon) would require school districts with less than 350 students to be consolidated with two or more larger districts, using one administrative unit and one school board. That would essentially eliminate the BONCL school board and Administrator

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  • Louisiana Science Fair winners announced

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 4:45 pm

    Louisiana Elementary and Middle Schools recently announced Science Fair winners. Earth Science, grades 3-5: third place, Jasmine Perez; second place, Blake Maier and first place, Russel Price and Lindsey Reeves. Earth Science, grades 6-8: third place, Tori Darnell and Estefania Ramirez; second place, Cori Johner and Sydney Hodkins and first place, Caitlin England. Life Science, grades K-2: first place, Dominic Hathaway. Life Science, grades 3-5: third place, Brilin Stewart; second place,

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  • Math contest competitors

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 4:21 pm

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    Louisiana middle school students recently competed with nine other area schools in the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual regional math contest. Participating this year were: from left, Kellen Dewey, Dalton Gloe, Amanda Sencenbaugh, Abby Moon, Ti Niedner, Caitlin England, Aubrey Wendel, Emily Hughes, Marianne Edwards and Rebecca Calvin. Not pictured are Logan Crocker, Cecelia Hathaway, Michael Powers and Marin Powers.

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  • Clopton holds science fair

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 3:25 pm

    Clopton science fair county winners are, back row, from left, Jack O’Brien, Logan Hall, Mary Margaret Garrett, Daniel Harvey, Justin Griego and Brendan Patchin; front row, from left, Landon Blackwell, Katherine Dixon, Olivia Brune, Megan Harrelson, Riley Walker and Jared Hoehn.

    The Clopton Science Fair, for students in Kindergarten through eighth grade, was held Monday, Feb. 23. A reception was held at 5:30 p.m. and awards were presented at 6 p.m. There were 10 projects chosen to compete at the Pike County Science Fair to be held March 10 at St. Clement. These include: Life Science K-2: Kain Eivins; Life Science 3-5: Landon Blackwell; Earth Science 3-5: Jack O’Brien; Life Science

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